Press And The Modern Presidency

Press And The Modern Presidency

by Louis W. Liebovich


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275974039
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2001
Edition description: Rev
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

About the Author

LOUIS W. LIEBOVICH is Professor of Journalism at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Professor Liebovich has also written The Press and the Origins of the Cold War, 1944-1947 (1988, Praeger) and Bylines of Despair: Herbert Hoover, the Great Depression, and the U.S. News Media (1994, Praeger).

Table of Contents


The 1960s: Tragedy and Transition

Myths of the 1960 Election

Kennedy and the Resurgent Presidency

Lyndon Johnson's Frustrations

The Press, The Presidency, and Vietnam

The 1970s: The Death of Pax Americana

Watergate as a Media Barometer

Mr. Ford's Double-Edged Sword

Jimmy Carter's Master Plan

The 1980s: Mortgaging the Future

The Great Non-Communicator

Media's Changing Role at the White House

The 1990s: Starting Over

George Bush and Other Fables

Bill Clinton's Bad Image

The 1994 and 1996 Elections

Monica Lewinsky

Election 2000: The Day the Earth Stood Still


Selected Bibliography


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